AWARDS: Chicago jumps on “No Country” bandwagon

The Chicago Film Critcs Association has selected the Coen Brothers epic "No Country For Old Men" as best picture, putting that film in the lead among winners so far.

The complete list of winners is below:

CHICAGO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION – WINNERS

BEST PICTURE – "No Country for Old Men"

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM – "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"

BEST DIRECTOR – Joel & Ethan Coen for "No Country for Old Men"

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – Diablo Cody for" Juno"

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – Joel & Ethan Coen for "No Country for Old Men"

BEST ACTOR – Daniel Day-Lewis for "There Will Be Blood"

BEST ACTRESS – Ellen Page for "Juno"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Javier Bardem for "No Country for Old Men"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Cate Blanchett for "I’m Not There"

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova for "Once"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Roger Deakins for "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"

BEST DOCUMENTARY – "Sicko"

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE – "Ratatouille"

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER – Michael Cera for "Juno" and "Superbad"

MOST PROMISING FILMMAKER – Ben Affleck for "Gone Baby Gone"

Chicago is also jumping aboard the Ben Affleck gravy train for his debut feature, as noted above. Affleck should think about a permanent jump to behind the camera given his good notices for "Gone Baby Gone".

More this weekend, including AFI’s best of list and the Satellite winners on Sunday!